James Oliver Obituary, Death – James M. “Jim” Oliver, Sr. Jacksonville On January 13, 2023, James M. “Jim” Oliver, Sr., who had lived in Jacksonville, Florida throughout his life and had reached the age of 75 at the time of his passing, passed away at his house there. During that period, he was calling the state of Florida home. On May 27th, 1947, he came into this world in the city of Springfield, Illinois, which is located in the state of Illinois. Both of his parents had unusual names; Clyde W. Oliver was his father, and Dorothy E. Williams was his mother. On October 8, 1986, he wed Marty Benner in Jacksonville, and she has made a full recovery since then and is doing well now. The wedding took place on that day.
The happy couple exchanged their vows in the Sunshine State. Additionally, he is survived by his children, Lisa Beckman of Houston, Texas, Jamie Oliver and his wife, Cara, of Pittsburg, Kansas, and Erika Newman and her husband, Jeff, of Jacksonville; three grandchildren, Noah, Grace, and Keegan; one brother, Clyde Oliver of North Charleston, South Carolina; one sister, Cynthia McIntosh of Springfield, Illinois; one nephew, Keith, and three nieces, Lora, Amanda, and Kasey; and three great-grandchildren. John Oliver, his twin brother and the person with whom he had identical genetic makeup had already passed away before he himself left this world.
After serving his obligation in the United States Marine Corps, Jim was able to get employment with Anderson Clayton (ACH), a company that has its headquarters in Jacksonville. He began his search for employment and continued working there till the day he finally decided to retire. He held the position of Deputy Coroner at the Morgan County Coroner’s Office for most of his working life and was there for a significant portion of that time. He was a devoted fan of the Chicago Cubs, and in his spare time, he enjoyed refereeing Little League baseball games. In addition, he was an avid fan of baseball in general. In addition to that, he was a devoted fan of the Chicago Cubs baseball team. Jim was a very interested and active member of the Citizens Police Academy Alumni, and he participated in a broad variety of events and activities offered by the organization.